harrowing

[ har-oh-ing ]SEE DEFINITION OF harrowing

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARROWING

This experience was harrowing, but it prepared his mind for the seeds of wisdom.

So ended that chapter in the harrowing history of Murray Davenport.

The scene was harrowing, and only two of its incidents are material to this history.

The Irish farmer is with the poet, who hits his harrowing anguish to a hair.

We will not dwell upon the harrowing events of the next few days.

Sir Donald listened with patient sympathy to these harrowing details.

It was harrowing to be the children of a miser—for he must have a lot hoarded away.

When he was in the most harrowing position, Brown gave him a swift kick.

I will spare the reader the harrowing details of that serious interview.

She dismissed the harrowing thought of war—she would enjoy the calm of her quarry.

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